The United Kingdom is it a state headed? Between the Queen and the Prime Minister, not easy to know who runs the country! Decryption operation on the British government. "If the government was running the vote by Parliament Queen Elizabeth II
would have no other choice but to sign his death warrant! "Jokes Chassaigne Philippe, Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Bordeaux III. A joke? A hardly believe this specialist UK explains that since the Bill of Rights of 1689, it is inconceivable that the British monarch refuses to consent to a bill passed. "While the executive authority belongs to the monarch, it is, in fact, carried out by the Prime Minister when he was paradoxically no constitutional existence. Surrounded by his Cabinet, is the one who conducts the policy of the nation, "says the historian. Robert Walpole first British Prime Minister "We consider that the position of Prime Minister was born in 1714, at the time of accession to the British throne of George I." says our expert. And the latter to explain that it was simultaneously Sovereign King of Great Britain and Elector of Hanover ... Either a double function which forced multiple displacements in the Holy Roman Empire. "As it was inconceivable that the King took with him all of his government during his many trips he approached Sir Robert Walpole he was raised to the rank of Privy Councillor. The office of Prime Minister was born somehow this time, "announcing our interlocutor. However, it was in 1905 that Henry Campbell-Bannerman is officially this title. Monarch: A moral authority based on a real political experience The power of the Prime Minister rose in the reign of Victoria (1837-1931) which gradually endorsed essentially moral authority. "The essayist William Bagehot has summed up the situation: according to him, the king was the 'party worthy' as opposed to the government occupied the 'effective part," teaches Philippe Chassaigne. From there, the Queen has only three powers: be informed, warn and encourage. Philippe Chassaigne however cautioned those who might be tempted to minimize this authority. "Elizabeth celebrated her Golden Jubilee in June Diamond. In 60 years of reign, she had 13 prime ministers will! His political experience is considerable, "says the historian. Queen: the person most knowledgeable of Great Britain Even more than the Secret Intelligence Service, Elizabeth II is the most knowledgeable person in Britain! "Every week after the Cabinet meeting, the Prime Minister has a weekly audience with the Queen. It also receives all the news and information circulating among ministers. She is fully aware of regarding his Kingdom "shows Philippe Chassaigne. No offense to those who think it has no leeway, Elizabeth II remains at 86 years a timeless icon that commands respect and admiration of his subjects. Is not this the greatest power?